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Chapter 44 - Bladder Exstrophy

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 November 2019

Adam C. Adler
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Arvind Chandrakantan
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Ronald S. Litman
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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Summary

This chapter, provides an overview of bladder exstrophy repair. The author reviews the pathophysiology and associated anomalies related to bladder exstrophy. The surgical approaches and related anesthetic considerations are discussed.

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Print publication year: 2019

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Kost-Byerly, S, Jackson, EV, Yaster, M, et al. Perioperative anesthetic and analgesic management of newborn bladder exstrophy repair. J Pediatr Urol. 2008;4(4):280–5. PMID: 18644530.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
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Wilkins, S, Zhang, KW, Mahfuz, I, et al. Insertion/deletion polymorphisms in the Delta Np63 protmor are a risk factor for bladder exstrophy epispadias complex. PLoS Genet. 2012;8(12):e1003070. PMID: 23284286.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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